26 April 2018
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Lilongwe April 25, 2018: Coalition for Empowerment of Women and Girls (CEWAG) has organised a fundraising activity at Mkwichi Primary School in Lilongwe on Saturday, April 28, 2018 to raise funds to support 17 needy girls with their school fees. The fundraiser which is targeted at raising a minimum of…
Lilongwe, April 25, 2018:  Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has said it is committed to ensuring that disciplinary cases are speedily handled in order to avoid incurring losses and  damages due delays. Minister of Education, Science and Technology Bright Msaka said this Wednesday at Golden Peacock hotel in Lilongwe…
Lilongwe, April 25, 2018: Nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) are commemorating Global Action Week for Education (GAWE) with a number of activities under the theme ‘Accountability for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 and active citizen participation’ from April 22 to 28, 2018. This is an annual event; every year a theme is…
Lilongwe, 25 April 2018: Kanengo Police Station on Tuesday April 24, 2018 scaled up its effort aimed at sensitizing standard eight pupils against cheating during examinations ahead of the Primary School Living Certificate of Education (PSLCE) examinations. Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News Agency (Mana) in Lilongwe, Public…
Kasungu, April 24, 2018: As one way of encouraging girl child education, Girls Empowerment Network (GENET) in partnership with OXFAM has distributed bicycles to 34 girls at Chankhanga Community Day Secondary School (CDSS) to help ease transportation challenges as they commute long distances to school. The ceremony took place on…
Thyolo, April 24, 2018: School drop-outs in Thyolo are decreasing following provision of toilets and change rooms built by Non Government Organizations (NGO), District Education Manager for the district, Godfrey Kubwese has said. The Manager said this on Monday in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on school drop…
Lilongwe April 24, 2018:  Principal Secretary (PS) for Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Justin Saidi has urged graduates in the country to aim for the good of the country as a whole and not personal benefit.  He made remarks on Friday during Malawi College of Accountancy (MCA) 2018 graduation…
Salima, April 21, 2018: Salima District Education Manager (DEM), Chris Kumikundi has said there is hope that literacy levels among women would improve due to an increase in projects aimed at improving access to education among girls. In an Interview with MANA on Friday after a prelaunch of a new…
Dowa, April 21 2018: It was all smiles on the face of Group Village Head (GHV) Jonasi of Dowa Wednesday when Minister of Local government and Rural Development Kondwani Nankhumwa visited her at Mpando Community Day Secondary School where she had enrolled for school after dropping out 10 years before. …
Chikwawa, April 21, 2018: One of the country’s renowned gospel musicians has established an initiative called ‘Hold my hands; we educate girls’ with a call to learners across the country to work extra hard if they are to achieve a better future. Brenda Chombo Banda who is also a pastor…
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Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

Kasungu, April 14, 2018: Tchesa Full Primary School in Kasungu east had less than 550 learners in 2012. The school saw most children shunning its doors because they had to help parents in tobacco production. Head teacher Zuze Mthiko says enrollment was very low compared to children’s population in...